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【5-Day】English Exclusive - Borealis Basecamp Northern Lights Package (1 Night Stay at Borealis Basecamp) from Fairbanks (with Airport Transfers) - Tour Code: 17945

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Child Policy:

Child prices apply for the hotel, bus seat occupancy, optional tours and admissions tickets.

If the child is under 2 years of age, the room/seat can be shared for free for the child. (Note: No seat will be provided for child)

If the child is over 2 years of age, some tour packages have mentioned prices for child if not mentioned standard price applies for the child as a second, third or forth traveler.

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Start City: Fairbanks End City: Fairbanks

Duration: 5 Day(s) Language: English Airport Pickup: Yes

Highlights

☆ 1 nights' stay at Borealis Basecamp with aurora viewing experience (Borealis Basecamp has only 10 rooms! Be the luckiest one-tenth!)

☆ Enjoy the Northern Lights right from your room!

☆ Wonderful optional activities to choose from: Dog Sledding, Snow Machine Ride, Arctic Circle Drive Tour and more!

☆ 4-night hotel package with breakfast

☆ Experience the glory of Northern Lights! Check the video



Itinerary

Day 1: Home - Fairbanks

Summary of The Day

Upon arrival in Fairbanks, check in the hotel by yourself. Transfer from the airport by hotel shuttle or on your own

Pick-up info

Self-Check-In to Hotel on Day 1. 


Option A: Free hotel-airport shuttle service. Please call hotel front desk after arrival or 1 day before arrival to Fairbanks for shuttle arrangement. (Provide your pick-up time, number and name of customers).

Option B: You can also take taxi, Uber or Lyft to the hotel. The cost would be around US$20-30.

Note: Check in the hotel by yourselves after 3:00 PM.

Sightseeing
Fairbanks

Fairbanks

Cities and air bases in central Alaska, north of Anchorage, only 208 kilometers from the Arctic Circle. The splendor of the aurora in winter makes people intoxicated. The town was built in 1902 due to the discovery of gold mines. The dream of gold rush of countless people doomed it to be a golden city. At the same time, it is also the commercial, financial and administrative center of central Alaska, and the terminal point of the highway from the United States to Alaska via Canada.

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Meals
Hotel (included)
Bridgewater Hotel , OR Similar

Day 2: Fairbanks - Borealis Basecamp

Summary of The Day

The morning is at leisure in Fairbanks.

At 11:00AM you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Borealis Basecamp, approximately 45-50 minutes north of Fairbanks.

This accommodation offers an exceptional stay in fiberglass domes with large, curved windows for optimal northern lights viewing right from your room! Overnight Borealis Basecamp.

Today relax and enjoy all the camp has to offer.

Included today is an ATV or Dog Cart Tour or later in the season when snow conditions allow (typically starting mid-November) a Snowmachine or Dog Sledding Tour. Any of those tours are approx. 1 hour long. (Only one activity is included, please choose at time of booking).

Winter gear is provided (surcharges applied)

Sightseeing

Aurora Viewing at Borealis Basecamp

Alaska Aurora Igloo at Borealis Basecamp has only 15 rooms! Become one-tenth of the luckiest, and sleep with the aurora! (5 additional rooms in peak season!)

Aurora Igloo is located in the White Mountain Mountains, 30 minutes from Fairbanks. It is a strictly selected Aurora Observation Site with wide terrain and high praise.


Resting in the glass room, you don't have to wait in the cold night, nor do you need to go to the aurora cabin alone to observe the aurora, let alone drive back to the hotel after watching the aurora in the middle of the night. When the aurora comes, you can observe the moving Aurora dance lying on the bed in the glass room with strict temperature control. We also provides you with Aurora wake-up service to ensure that you do not miss any aurora!


Aurora Igloo has a special service providing 24-hour non-stop service, it also provides you with a variety of food choices. Our camp center also has a bonfire, you can prepare your own food for barbecue in the field and experience an Alaska bonfire dinner!


You can experience dog sledding, Tubing, skiing, snowboarding, big foot hiking and other special snow events near Aurora Igloo (10 minutes' walking distance) to make your Aurora journey richer and more interesting.


Location: 2640 Himalaya Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Bed types: twin-sized twin beds, or king-sized single beds. If there is any requirement for bed types, please leave us a note when ordering.

** Aurora is greatly affected by meteorological conditions. It is accessible but not available. There is no guarantee that you will see aurora for sure.

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Meals
Hotel (included)
Borealis Basecamp

Day 3: Borealis Basecamp - Fairbanks

Summary of The Day

You can select from either returning to Fairbanks at 12 Noon and participating in an optional experience or stay at Basecamp and return to Fairbanks at 4:00PM. Staying at Basecamp you can participate in any of the onsite activities.

Optional Activities

City Tour begins with the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, showcases the rich Arctic History through the Museum of the North and celebrates the fun of Alaska's own North Pole with a visit to Santa Clause's House.

Priced at $115.00 Per Person


Chena Hot Spring Tour departs Fairbanks at 5PM heading east to Chena Hotsprings. Begin your evening with a visit to the year-round Ice Museum, relax in the Hotsprings to your hearts content and finish your evening with Aurora Viewing. Returning to Fairbanks around 4:00AM.

Priced at $170.00 per person


*During the winter time, winter gear is provided for the activity. If winter gear is needed for the entire stay, it can be rented for an additional fee.

Sightseeing
Chena Hot Springs Resort

Chena Hot Springs

Only 60 miles from Fairbanks, this world renowned resort offers a day of rest and relaxation in the historical location discovered by natives and early miners. Enjoy the mineral hot springs in a beautiful natural setting and experience the dancing of the northern lights. The world’s largest year-round ice museum is your first stop at Chena Resort. Created from over 1,000 tons of ice and snow the ice museum contains spectacular ice carvings for your enjoyment. Along the way we almost always spot moose. Food and beverages are available at the local restaurant. Please bring swimsuit, flip-flop, and towel.

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Aurora Ice Museum

The Aurora Ice Museum

The Aurora Ice Museum is a year-round Museum of ice sculpture, built by 1,000 tons of snow and ice, with exquisite sculpture works to keep your eyes open. Not only is there the world's smallest chapel, but there are real Inuit ice houses and bedrooms made entirely of ice. And you can also enjoy a special iced cocktail Apple Martini at the ice bar ( $15 at your own expense, age up to 21 and voucher purchase).

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Meals
Hotel (included)
Bridgewater Hotel , OR Similar

Day 4: Fairbanks Free Day

Summary of The Day

Free day in Fairbanks where you can participate in optional experiences.

Sightseeing
The polar Aurora Observation cabin

Aurora Viewing ($120.00 per person)

Aurora Viewing begins at 10PM from your Fairbanks hotel. Travelling North of town to Borealis Basecamp for an evening of Aurora Viewing. We provide snacks, drinks, and basic night time photography instruction including complimentary tripod usage and optional Camera/Lens rental.

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Optional: Arctic Circle Drive Tour

Arctic Circle Drive Tour begins with departing Fairbanks at 10AM and heading North to the Arctic Circle. Enjoy the beauty of Alaska's interior, traveling along the world famous Dalton Highway and traverse the mighty Yukon River. Cross the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion and receive an Arctic Circle certificate.

Product season: August 21, 2019 - April 10, 2020 (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31;)

Depart from every Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Priced at $229.00 per person standard season

Priced at $249.00 per person peak season

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Fly Arctic Circle

Optional: Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour

Arctic Circle Fly Drive begins with a flight north to Coldfoot, home of the Northernmost post office in the United States. Have the opportunity to send friends and family a postcard before beginning your ground journey south to the Arctic Circle. Cross the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion and receive an Arctic Circle certificate. Continuing South cross the mighty Yukon River and take in the Ghost Trees along the way.

Product season: August 21, 2019 - April 10, 2020 (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31;)

Priced at $419.00 per person standard season.

Priced at $439.00 per person peak season

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Meals
Hotel (included)
Bridgewater Hotel , OR Similar

Day 5: Fairbanks Departure

Summary of The Day

Take the hotel shuttle to the airport on own for your departure or start additional program.

Tour departures until mid-November include either an ATV or Dog Cart Tour; tour departures starting mid-November include a Dog Sledding or Snowmachine Tour (depending on snow conditions).

Note

To ensure your stay in Borealis Basecamp, we may have to adjust the sequence of itinerary, subject to the availability of Igloos. You may stay in the Borealis Basecamp on the last night. Therefore, please schedule your departure flight after 3 pm or you will need to arrange your own transfer to the airport (no refund in this case).

Meals
Pricing
Inclusions

    1. Hotel accommodations for 4 nights (breakfast included): 3 nights in Fairbanks & 1 night at Borealis Basecamp

    2. 1-night Aurora Viewing Experience at Borealis Basecamp

    3. 1 Round trip transfers from Fairbanks

    4. Tour departures until mid-November include a choice of an approx.1-hour ATV or Dog Cart Tour; Tour departures starting mid-November include a choice of an approx.1-hour Snow Machine or Dog Sled Tour (weather & snow conditions permitting)

    5. Airport transfer service

    6. All taxes and fees

Exclusions

    1. Meals (except the meals listed in inclusions)

    2. All personal expenses, such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance

    3. Mandatory Tips/Service Fee (Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well)

    * Pickup or drop-off services, $5/person/way

    * Arctic Circle Drive Tour, $20/person/day

    * Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour, $10/person/day for tour guide and driver plus $10 for pilot

    * Dog Sled or Dog cart, $10/person/day for the coach or guide

    4. Tips/Service Fee for other guides on the tour who do not work for our local operator, including hotel staff, housekeeping staff at hotels, servers at restaurants, flight attendants, dog sled mushers, etc.

    5. Optional Tours (Prices are only for reference and subject to change without prior notice. Please select and pay at the time of booking or pay in cash to the tour guide upon arrival.)

    * Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $419 per person, $439 per person for peak season (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31; operating every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.)

    * Arctic Circle Drive Tour (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $229 per person, $249 per person for peak season

    * Chena Hot Spring Tour (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $170 per person

    * Porterage fee - $8 per person for round-trip (need to be prepaid)

Booking Info
Reminder

    Airport pick-up info :

    1. Early check-in at all the hotels is subject to availability & cannot be guaranteed by the tour operator.

    2. Standard check-in time is 15:00 HRS & check-out time is 11:00 HRS. For Borealis Basecamp, the check-in time is 16:00 HRS & check-out time is 12:00 HRS at noon.

    3. Please call the local tour provider's number on the confirmed e-voucher one day before the departure to reconfirm.

    General info:

    1. Globerouter cooperates with top local tour operators and so that the best quality of services to all travelers.

    2. The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.

    3. In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), the tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary.

    4. In case of extreme weather condition, war, strike and other force majeure events, local operator reserves the right to change the itinerary and all costs are not refundable. 

    5. In case of guests voluntarily giving up the tour because of personal reasons, all costs including hotels, transportation etc. is not refundable.

    6. It is advised to contact the local operator for confirmation one day before departure. 

    7. Please bring valid documentation on travel date (passport, driving license, visa, etc).

    8. Adult price is applied for children.

    9. The domes at Borealis Basecamp are suitable for 1 or 2 people. Triple occupancy requires a roll away bed. Quad occupancy unfortunately is not possible. Parties of 4 people will have to book 2 domes. 

    10. Domes are furnished with 1 King bed (convertible into 2 twin beds) Wifi, Sitting Area or Kitchenette and hot water pot (no cooking facilities!). The en-suite bathroom has a toilet, shower and sink.

    11. The Aurora Borealis are a natural phenomenon. There is no way for us to guarantee that you will see the Aurora. We do our best to provide premier locations for viewing, should the Aurora come out. Please check weather and Aurora reports before booking your tour with us.

    12. The winter weather in Fairbanks is changeable, we may temporarily cancel or change optional tour due to extremely weather condition. Partial refund may be available.

    13. Please note the Hotel has a strict noise and disturbance policy on all premises. We want all guests to enjoy their stay; noise complaints will be taken seriously and may result in eviction without compensation after two warnings. The Hotel enforces quiet hours between 2:00AM and 10:00AM.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

Possible only 46 days prior to the tour departure date.

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 45 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.


Cancellation Made Within Refund Policy
61 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date 70% of tour cost paid will be refunded
46-60 Days prior to tour departure date 50% of tour cost paid will be refunded
45 Days prior to tour departure date The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

Possible only 46 days prior to the tour departure date.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 06 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

4) For requests to change name of passengers

This request will be accepted until 3 days prior to the travel date, however same service fee as below will be applicable.

Modification Notice Period Service Charge
Requests made from the date of booking until 07 days prior to the tour departure date US $ 50 will be charged for each order
Requests made 06 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail "Travel Insurance" to protect themselves against personal / natural / manmade exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Globerouter will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / manmade exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our "Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy" would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@globerouter.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached "Globerouter Cancellation Request Form".

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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? Q&A Ask Us

Please check the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Q
What should we wear during winter months in Alaska?
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 Clothing is highly suggested to be in layers as Alaska gets super chilling in winter months. You will need layers of normal clothing with a sweater and insulated parka jackets, woolen socks, winter boots, woolen scarf, gloves with liners, winter hats or headgears, etc.

The coldest month is January when the average temperature overnight is 9.3°F. 

Q
What is the best time to go to Alaska to see the northern lights?
A

From mid-September to April, when you have the best chance of witnessing the phenomenon of the aurora borealis. Staying for 3 nights, the chance to see the Northern lights is believed to be up to 90%!

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What kind of meal will be offered in Borealis Basecamp?
A

There is a full menu. Lunch will be sandwiches, soups, salads. Dinner will be pasta, steak, salmon, king crab, rockfish.

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